The crisis of Paul George

If gambling is a focal point of the NBA’s future, injuries need disclosure.

by Henry Abbott

In the James Harden vs. Giannis Antetokounmpo MVP debate, there is an awkward reality: Paul George was, by some of the most respected measures, better than everybody. The reason he won’t be MVP is because his accomplishments are less gaudy, and much of his effect is on defense. But make no mistake, when the Thunder win, it’s generally bec…

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